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SJPD Arrests Suspect for 9-30-17 Homicide in the 100 block of S. Jackson Ave.
Filed under Press Release, on 12/29/2017 2:19:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 17-272-0815
LOCATION: 100 block of S. Jackson Ave., San Jose
VICTIM: Jesus Ayala AGE: 26 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT: Ivan Hernandez AGE: 20 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
Suspect: Ivan Hernandez


San Jose: On Friday, September 29, 2017, at about 6:25 PM, San Jose police officers responded to a person shot in the 100 block of S. Jackson St. in San Jose.  Arriving officers located an adult male victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Follow up investigation by Homicide detectives identified suspect Ivan Hernandez as the person responsible for the murder of victim Jesus Ayala. On Thursday, December 28, 2017, the suspect was arrested in San Jose by the San Jose Police Department's Covert Response Unit.  Suspect Hernandez was booked into Santa Clara County jail for Murder. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Jesus Mendoza or Detective Todd Jennings of the San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.


BY: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Spagnoli #2924
DATE: 12/29/17 TIME: 1:30 PM DATE: 12/29/17 TIME: 1:30 PM


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